Fe­bru­ary 1939

Popular Mechanics (South Africa) - - Time Machine / It Made Perfect Sense At The Time -

The Hale Tele­scope at the Palo­mar Ob­ser­va­tory was the most pow­er­ful in the world, with a five-me­tre con­cave mir­ror at its heart. It cost a mam­moth $6 mil­lion US, and sci­en­tists at the time reck­oned that they would be able to push the bor­ders of the known uni­verse to one bil­lion light years away. The Square Kilo­me­tre Ar­ray, due to come on stream in 2020, will be able to look back in time to prac­ti­cally the dawn of the Uni­verse, 13,5 bil­lion years ago.


of twigs and leaves, par­tic­u­larly in the win­ter-rain­fall West­ern Cape.

Check your heat­ing sys-

In­ef­fi­cient heat­ing will use more elec­tric­ity, so it’s worth your while to have them checked out by a pro­fes­sional.

On the Highveld, ir­ri­ga­tion sys­tem valves can freeze and be­come dam­aged dur­ing win­ter. Dis­con­nect your hoses and store them in your garage in­stead.

In­su­late. In­su­la­tion will reg­u­late the tem­per­a­ture in your home all year round and save you money on tem­per­a­ture con­trol. Don’t for­get gaps un­der doors, win­dows and wall cav­i­ties. ( Source: Show­room Con­di­tion, Gaut­eng.)

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